A Swallow-tailed Gull prepares to take flight. Photo by LaVey Norquist

Careers & Volunteers

Careers & Volunteers

A Swallow-tailed Gull prepares to take flight. Photo by LaVey Norquist

Employment Opportunities

Development Officer | Fairfax, VA

Galapagos Conservancy seeks a Development Officer who has a passion for environmental conservation and the skills and desire to help build a vibrant major gifts program to support priority programs in the Galapagos Islands. This position focuses on the stewardship of donors capable of annual giving of $1,000 or more. The Development Officer will report to the Director of Strategic Partnerships and will work in close coordination with the Director of Membership and Marketing. This position will also support the President in cultivation and solicitation of new major donor prospects currently within the Galapagos Conservancy portfolio, as well as new individuals identified by Galapagos Conservancy Board and staff. View the complete job description.

Ongoing: Educator search | Galapagos 

Galapagos Conservancy (GC) and the Scalesia Foundation (SF) are always on the lookout for highly experienced, mission-driven educators to support the Education for Sustainable Development in Galapagos (ESDG) Program and/or work at the Tomás de Berlanga demonstration school. While there are no positions open at this time, we would welcome inquiries from professionals with the following skill sets:

  • K-12 bilingual education (teaching degrees/certification required)
  • Educational leadership training (focused on school directors and peer mentors)
  • Instructional coaching: Math, Literacy, Science and Social Studies
  • ELS instructors (certification required)

For 2018, we anticipate hires in all of these areas. To learn more about such opportunities, please send your CV and a letter of interest to: tdbproject@galapagos.org. Thanks in advance for your interest!

Volunteer Opportunities

If you are interested in volunteering in Galapagos, there are a number of other organizations offering opportunities to do so. Please contact those organizations directly. If you are interested in supporting activities of our Fairfax, Virginia office (mailings, data entry, translations, writing, background research, etc.), please email send us an email. We will keep your name and contact information on file and will contact you when we are in need of volunteers. Inquiries and comments may also be made by mailing or calling us at our office: Galapagos Conservancy 11150 Fairfax Blvd, Suite 408 Fairfax, VA 22030 Telephone: 703.383.0077 Fax: 703.383.1177

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